Nadya Saib and her mother impressed our TSE Gift Guide editors with their mission to create soaps that sustain farmers.
We've interviewed hundreds of successful women entrepreneurs about their small business journeys and what they learned along the way. Read the stories of inspiring startup founders, mid-stage strivers and established business leaders. Learn from the experiences of women business owners of every age working in every industry, from around the world. Discover the many paths women are taking to build great companies, break through barriers and cultivate economic and social good. Get ready! These everyday role models may well inspire you to start your own business, or give you killer ideas for growing the one you have. You may even feel inspired to share your startup story with us.
Becky O’Neil of Arlington, Va., remembers her first Christmas as an entrepreneur: She worked the entire day.
Mary Aspinwall co-created Boxai, which brings attention to the declining bee population. Our TSE Gift Guide editors thought it was the bee’s knees.
Longtime activist Servane Mouazan says women are drawn to mission-based businesses. She hopes her London network will help thousands grow their social enterprises.
Genevieve Morganstern sells goods made by women artisans in the Amazon, such as this necklace pictured above, through her online marketplace Nayariva.
Eco-conscious parents will be just as thrilled as our TSE Gift Guide editors to try out these quirky paperless napkins.
Our TSE Gift Guide editors were blown away by Katie Rock’s water-resistant bag which makes a bold statement in both look and deed.
From puppy-saving chocolate to rainforest-friendly necklaces, we’ve curated a list of “gifts with a mission” made by female entrepreneurs.
Patrice Wynne’s fiesta-inspired frock, made by the family of seamstresses pictured above, livened up the prospect of cooking for our TSE Gift Guide editors.
Chitra Gopalakrishnan’s environmentally friendly towels impressed our Gift Guide editors and dried up spills in a flash.
Roni Sivan’s hand-woven Cambodian scarves caught editors’ eyes in our TSE ‘Gifts With a Mission’ Guide.
Colleen DeBaise, our director of digital media, presented our list of socially conscious stocking stuffers made by female entrepreneurs.
Adriana Rodriguez, an Austin mom of two, needed more cash flow after she launched a bilingual school.
Sheila Duncan created Trouble the Dog, featured in TSE’s Gift Guide, after cancer losses in her family.
In today’s Gift Guide spotlight: Heidi Fausel of Frisco, Texas, whose gourmet eggnog had us swooning.